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Pendant

White Pendant; taper-bored. Pierced at top for suspension.

Provenance

From Beg. West 415. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

.65 x 1.35 cm (1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-133b

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants